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I am using HTOP to monitor my running processes. My system: Ubuntu 12.04LTS with 16GB RAM. I start my Tomcat with Xms=1G and Xmx=10G.

When I HTOP I have the following output:

  PID USER      PRI  NI  VIRT   RES   SHR S CPU% MEM%   TIME+  Command
16769 grails     20   0 14.2G 3787M 11824 S  1.0 23.7 10:25.38 /usr/lib/jvm/java-7-oracle/bin/java -Djava.util.logging.config.file=/home/user/apache-tomcat

Is it a problem that VIRT is at 14.2G the number appears in read? What do I have to change?

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